Day in Pics: 15th October

Oct 15, 2015, 20:39 PM IST
Workers on a bamboo scaffold give finishing touches to a huge idol of Hindu Goddess Durga at a worship venue in Kolkata.
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Workers on a bamboo scaffold give finishing touches to a huge idol of Hindu Goddess Durga at a worship venue in Kolkata.

Brazilian football legend Pele gestures as he sits with Indian Air Force officials during a press conference in Gurgaon.
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Brazilian football legend Pele gestures as he sits with Indian Air Force officials during a press conference in Gurgaon.

Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal celebrates scoring a century during the second day of the first test cricket match against West Indies in Galle, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal celebrates scoring a century during the second day of the first test cricket match against West Indies in Galle, Sri Lanka.

Japan Air Self-Defense Force's aerobatic team the Blue Impulse jets fly over during an event held ahead of Sunday's official triennial navy fleet review off Sagami Bay, south of Tokyo.
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Japan Air Self-Defense Force's aerobatic team the Blue Impulse jets fly over during an event held ahead of Sunday's official triennial navy fleet review off Sagami Bay, south of Tokyo.

Snow falls as a hiker walks through the wintry forest on Grosser Feldberg peak in the Taunus mountains near Frankfurt, central Germany.
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Snow falls as a hiker walks through the wintry forest on Grosser Feldberg peak in the Taunus mountains near Frankfurt, central Germany.

A relative of Serdar Ben, 33, one of the victims of Oct. 10 bombings in Ankara, bursts into tears during his funeral in Istanbul.
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A relative of Serdar Ben, 33, one of the victims of Oct. 10 bombings in Ankara, bursts into tears during his funeral in Istanbul.

A fisherman throws a net to catch fish in the shallow waters of Ngapali beach in Myanmar's western Rakhine State at dusk.
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A fisherman throws a net to catch fish in the shallow waters of Ngapali beach in Myanmar's western Rakhine State at dusk.

Protestors demonstrate during an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium.
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Protestors demonstrate during an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium.

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his third round of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament against Milos Raonic of Canada in Shanghai, China.
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his third round of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament against Milos Raonic of Canada in Shanghai, China.

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi pay tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, on his 84th birth anniversary, at DRDO Bhawan in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi pay tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, on his 84th birth anniversary, at DRDO Bhawan in New Delhi.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee offers prayer during the inauguration of Goddess Durga puja pandal at Kumartully Sarvojanin.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee offers prayer during the inauguration of Goddess Durga puja pandal at Kumartully Sarvojanin.

Proud to be a founding partner of #GlobalHandwashingDay - teaching handwashing w/ soap since 2008 #HelpAChildReach5 -twitter@lifebuoysoap
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Proud to be a founding partner of #GlobalHandwashingDay - teaching handwashing w/ soap since 2008 #HelpAChildReach5 -twitter@lifebuoysoap

Indian army soldiers run after clearing an obstacle amid smoke from canisters to showcase their skills during a training session at army's Madras Engineer Group training centre in Bangalore, India.
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Indian army soldiers run after clearing an obstacle amid smoke from canisters to showcase their skills during a training session at army's Madras Engineer Group training centre in Bangalore, India.

First lady Michelle Obama speaks about the Let Girls Learn initiative, during Fortune magazine’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit dinner at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington.
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First lady Michelle Obama speaks about the Let Girls Learn initiative, during Fortune magazine’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit dinner at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington.

French police officers crying union flags and flares gathering next to the French justice ministry to demand better working conditions in Paris.
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French police officers crying union flags and flares gathering next to the French justice ministry to demand better working conditions in Paris.

An Israeli border policeman fires rubber bullets during clashes with Palestinian protesters near Ramallah.
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An Israeli border policeman fires rubber bullets during clashes with Palestinian protesters near Ramallah.

Chimps share a pumpkin during Smashing Pumpkins at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Mich.
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Chimps share a pumpkin during Smashing Pumpkins at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Mich.

Mariela, who works as a prostitute, poses for a photograph as she covers her face so not to be recognised during a symbolic protest by prostitutes, in Madrid.
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Mariela, who works as a prostitute, poses for a photograph as she covers her face so not to be recognised during a symbolic protest by prostitutes, in Madrid.

A family member of an ethnic Tamil detainee cries during a silent protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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A family member of an ethnic Tamil detainee cries during a silent protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sushil Kapoor, one of the nine Indian sailors freed after being held in Iran for two years on charges of smuggling oil, hugs his mother on his arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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Sushil Kapoor, one of the nine Indian sailors freed after being held in Iran for two years on charges of smuggling oil, hugs his mother on his arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.